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CVE-2006-5556 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the localtime_r function, and certain other functions, in libc in HP-UX B.11.11 and possibly other versions allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long TZ environment variable.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/27/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.23.nu/prdelka/stories/13144/ Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20718 Exploit Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29777
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/2636

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:hp:hp-ux:11.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5556
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2017